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HARRY STYLES - LIVE ON TOUR | 2017 World Tour dates

Saturday, 29 April 2017, 12:48 pm | Frontier Touring Company

Harry Styles announces his world tour for late 2017, visiting intimate venues around the world. Harry Styles - Live On Tour begins with a 13 city run of North America, which kicks off on September 19 at The Masonic in San Francisco, CA and runs through ... More >>

Slater finally claims a medal with success at World Masters

Friday, 28 April 2017, 8:27 pm | Yachting New Nealand

Soon after Dan Slater crossed the finish line in the final race of the World Masters Games, someone yelled out that he had finally picked up a Games medal at the fourth time trying. More >>

MSC release emotive safety video prior to opening weekend

Friday, 28 April 2017, 4:09 pm | NZ Mountain Safety Council

The recently released video from the Mountain Safety Council (MSC) for duck hunters that are heading out for the highly anticipated annual hunting event ‘opening weekend’ on the 6th May across the country. The video has been specifically produced to strike ... More >>

Four secondary school writers win mentorships

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:51 pm | New Zealand Society of Authors

Four talented secondary school students have been selected as winners of the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) Youth Mentorship Programme 2017. This year NZSA has awarded four youth mentorships rather than the usual three writers as each ... More >>

Kiwi Mateship Lives On - We Will 3.0

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:50 pm | Speight's

There’s one word for a home without a bar. Unfinished! So this year Speight’s is giving three lucky Kiwis a custom-made bar worth $15,000 to complete their home, including personalised glassware, a bar fridge and a Speight’s tap. More >>

Trout Anglers Help in the Freshwater Struggle

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:44 pm | NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers, whose members have fought for the protection and guardianship of our precious freshwater resource for over forty years, are sickened by Dave Hansford, the pro-1080 blogger, who has chosen to use the freshwater ... More >>

App brings together those with a love of country life

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:36 pm | FarmersMatch

When you live in a rural area, meeting people can be a real challenge. But that’s all changing with FarmersMatch. It’s an app for farmers, ranchers, cowboys, animal lovers, people who live in the country, and anyone else who shares country folks’ ... More >>

New organisation promotes and supports NZ amateur sport

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:22 pm | New Zealand Amateur Sport Association

A new organisation has been established by well-known sporting names and community leaders to promote and support amateur sport in New Zealand. More >>

Penthouse to Sponsor Ring Girls at WBO Heavyweight Fight

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:19 pm | Penthouse Club Auckland

The Penthouse Club Auckland announces sponsorship of the “Ring Girls” at WBO Heavyweight Championship boxing bout between Joseph Parker and Razvan Cojanu on Saturday 6th May. More >>

Best Sliders in NZ!

Friday, 28 April 2017, 3:01 pm | James Crisp

Best Foods , New Zealand’s No. 1 mayonnaise, is serving up delicious sliders created by chef and Best Foods brand ambassador, Jo Wilcox, all for FREE! More >>

World leading sports performance innovations on show

Friday, 28 April 2017, 2:24 pm | ATEED

Auckland is showcasing its world leading sport performance innovation sector today at the Sport Performance Innovation Forum, where a proposal to create a New Zealand Human Performance Innovation Centre have been announced. Leading international sport ... More >>

Tough double-header challenge for Pulse in Invercargill

Friday, 28 April 2017, 2:20 pm | Netball NZ

The challenges don’t get much bigger for Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse who will meet the top two teams in a crunch ANZ Premiership netball double-header in Invercargill in the coming days. More >>

Norweigan pairing top International Rally shakedown

Friday, 28 April 2017, 2:18 pm | International Rally of Whangarei

Norway’s Ole Vieby and co-driver Stig Rune set fastest time of 47.2seconds in the ŠKODA Fabia R5 at this morning’s shakedown test ahead of the weekend’s 28-30 International Rally of Whangarei. More >>

NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival - Adventure for a Cause

Friday, 28 April 2017, 12:35 pm | NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

The NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival will continue to deliver world-class speakers and adventurers to the stage in 2017. Often the motivation behind undertaking dangerous or challenging expeditions is not immediately apparent. This year two festival speakers ... More >>

A bit of Berlin comes to Christchurch

Friday, 28 April 2017, 12:04 pm | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch is now the proud owner of two segments of the Berlin Wall. The segments were gifted to New Zealand by German construction firm EMP Beratungsgesellschaft mbH, who had the job of dismantling the wall that physically and ideologically divided ... More >>

INNO Capital Pledges Support for Parker vs Cojanu Fight

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:57 am | INNO Capital

Auckland headquartered non-bank financiers INNO Capital have pledged support to Duco Events, organisers of the WBO Heavyweight Championship Title fight between New Zealand’s own Joseph Parker and Romanian Razvan Cojanu on Saturday May 6th at the ... More >>

Champions celebrated on Sunday

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:13 am | Southern Harness Racing

Pacers, Cardigan Bay and Robin Dundee will be honoured at the Invercargill Harness Racing Club Diamonds Day meeting at Ascot Park Raceway in Invercargill on Sunday 30 April. More >>

Bilger's success at World Masters Games in the wind

Friday, 28 April 2017, 10:04 am | Yachting New Nealand

As a wind predictor, Jon Bilger thinks he’s got an advantage when it comes to the World Masters Games but the only issue is his predictions are available for all of his rivals. More >>

Acting Out exhibition opening Friday 5 May, 6pm

Friday, 28 April 2017, 9:58 am | Adam Art Gallery

Join us at 6pm on Friday 5 May at the Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi for the opening of: Acting Out More >>

A Peachy Keen Mother’s Day

Friday, 28 April 2017, 9:55 am | MOTAT

Celebrate Mother’s Day the good old fashioned way at MOTAT! Let the Museum take you back in time to the post-war baby boom days of the 1950s when Elvis ruled the pop charts and Marilyn Monroe was the brightest star in show business. More >>

Openside Announced as Special Guests for All Time Low

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 3:42 pm | Chugg Entertainment

The infectious pop sound of Auckland’s OPENSIDE has been catching on all over the place. The group’s debut recording was the single ‘Worth It’ released in mid 2015, and the polished four-piece have impressed with an energetic sound and subversive ... More >>

Capital E’s Electro Jungle features in LUX Light Festival

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 2:32 pm | Capital E

Capital E will be part of The Playground Precinct in Frank Kitts Park at the 2017 LUX Light Festival from 12-21 May with the vibrant and dynamic Electro Jungle installation. Following on from the success of last year’s collaborative project Fab Moments, ... More >>

Great Dixter’s Fergus Garrett Set to Wow the Crowds

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 1:03 pm | Garden Marlborough

“Innovation, originality, verve, ebullience, abundance, joy, subversiveness, an infectious enthusiasm and a wild energy…” Just some of the words applied to Fergus Garrett and his work as head gardener at Great Dixter, the world-famous Sussex garden ... More >>

Commercial fishing the focus of Graeme Sinclair’s new show

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:45 am | Frontier Television

Gone Fishin’s Graeme Sinclair is set to release a new hour-long documentary series on commercial fishing. More >>

The APRA Silver Scroll Awards Are Heading to Dunedin!

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:42 am | APRA

We’re delighted to announce the great southern city of Dunedin will host the APRA Silver Scroll Awards for the first time in 2017. More >>

New car for van Klink at Whangarei

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:42 am | Klink Rallysport

New car for van Klink at Whangarei Kaiapoi’s Marcus van Klink will make the long awaited national championship debut of his Buteline Mazda RX-8 at the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the International ... More >>

R&B superstar Keith Sweat touring NZ this July

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:40 am | Frontier Touring Company

Illusive Presents and Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm that R&B sensation and New Jack Swing pioneer Keith Sweat will tour New Zealand for the very first time this July. In addition to performing an array of old classics like kiwi top ten singles ... More >>

Mk Haley to ignite imagination through talks at Te Papa

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:25 am | Te Papa

Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Florida State University and Creative Program Manager at Walt Disney's Imagineering, Mk Haley, will be delivering a series of talks hosted by Mahuki, Te Papa’s innovation hub. More >>

ANZ Premiership Round 5 Official Result

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:02 am | ANZ Premiership

The Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel showed no signs of slowing down after posting a masterful 73-51 win over the Northern Stars in Manukau on Wednesday. More >>

TVNZ announce the 16 Kiwis set to compete in Survivor NZ

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:39 am | TVNZ

TVNZ announce the 16 Kiwis set to compete in Survivor New Zealand More than 8,000 Kiwi hopefuls threw their buffs into the ring, all wanting their chance to be part of the inaugural Survivor New Zealand . But only 16 made it to Nicaraguan shores. More >>

NZ High School Esports League Playoffs

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:34 am | Letsplay.live

Letsplay.live has confirmed an exciting single-elimination finals series for the inaugural edition of the national High School League. More >>

Central are team to beat in Beko Netball League

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:30 am | Netball NZ

Netball Central face one of their biggest challenges as they aim to hold top spot on the Beko Netball League points table. More >>

Censor: guidance essential for teens watching 13 Reasons Why

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 10:06 am | Office of Film and Literature Classification

The Classification Office has created a new RP18 rating specifically for the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. The classification recognises that teens are watching and will continue to watch the series, while signalling the strong content and emphasising ... More >>

Treaty Times 30 event at Upper Hutt Library

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:58 am | NZSTI

NZSTI presents the book Treaty Times Thirty containing 30 translations of the Treaty of Waitangi to His Worship Mayor Wayne Guppy More >>

Rae of light for father and son duo at World Masters Games

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:19 am | Yachting New Nealand

Murray Rae was keen to tackle the World Masters Games with his former Rome Olympics teammate but when Ron Watson wasn’t available he was able to call on a veteran of seven America’s Cups and five round the world yacht races. More >>

Winter F.A.W.C! Programme out with 64 events!

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 9:06 am | Winter F.A.W.C

The F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic Winter Series programme launched today Thursday 27 April with over 20,000 programmes delivered to readers of Hawke’s Bay Today. Additional programmes will be distributed in Wellington and in Auckland via the Weekend ... More >>

Friendship Favoured Over Foe for Kiwis

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 5:34 pm | Colmar Brunton

New Zealanders are looking forward to forging friendships over competition as World Masters Games 2017 kicks off this week, according to survey results released today by Colmar Brunton. More >>

Art community unites to help refugee girls’ education

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:58 pm | Art for Education

Design student unites art community to help refugee girls’ education A 19-year old graphic design student has persuaded a wide mix of up-and-coming artists to donate their work to raising funds for girls’ education in places where this basic human ... More >>

Kiwi Ferns to defend ANZAC Test victory

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:52 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Kiwi Ferns Head Coach Tony Benson has named his squad for next week’s ANZAC Test against the Jillaroos at Canberra’s GIO Stadium. More >>

Lebanese architecture and artist duo install in Wellington

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:51 pm | Letting Space

Public art programme Letting Space announces its first international residency, hosting Lebanese architect and artist collaborators Rana Haddad and Pascal Hachem. The pair have recently arrived in Wellington City where they will be resident until mid May. More >>

Holder aims for Whangarei podium in Hyundai

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 4:43 pm | Hyundai New Zealand Rally Team

Hyundai rally driver David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer aim to continue their good form in Whangarei as they tackle the second of their New Zealand Rally Championship appearances in the Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car. More >>

Cojanu only credible opponent for Parker

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 3:16 pm | Duco Events

WBO Heavyweight champion Joseph Parker is pleased his three month training camp is not all in vain following the announcement today that he will face Razvan ‘Big Foot’ Cojanu next Saturday night. More >>

Three Announces the Bachelor NZ: Women Tell All

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 3:05 pm | Mediaworks NZ Ltd

MediaWorks are pleased to announce the return of Three’s The Bachelor New Zealand: Women Tell All , thanks to Colgate Optic White, with tickets to the live event on May 21 on sale from today at 3pm. More >>

Hybrid Rose - COSMIC

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 2:56 pm | Hybrid Rose

Hybrid Rose proudly presents to you COSMIC, her debut album. COSMIC isn't merely a sonic, but a multimedia experience that combines visual and interactive aesthetics with exuberant, conscious electronica. More >>

Sky Tower lights for 25,000 athletes

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 2:36 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

For the final four nights of World Masters Games 2017, SKYCITY will light the Sky Tower in a dynamic pink and blue pattern to back the 25,000 athletes taking part. More >>

Good in the Hood voting set to address community needs

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 2:23 pm | Z Energy

New Zealanders will help address needs in neighbourhoods across the country, when they vote in Z Energy’s Good in the Hood this May. More >>

Packards at WOW

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:39 pm | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: Possibly the best line up ever outside the United States of classic Packard motor vehicles will be on display at next year’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. More >>

Opening next week: Caressing the silver rectangle

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:30 pm | Enjoy Art Gallery

As digital technologies shift and evolve, they open up new and increasingly complex interfaces with notions of identity and embodiment. In this way, the design language of media such as spam ad banners, laptop track pads and voice assistants like Siri ... More >>

Auckland Grandmother Running Her Way Around the World

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 12:16 pm | Air NZ Hawke's Bay Marathon

Auckland Grandmother Charlotte Nasey loves to run, so much so that this incredible 66-year-old is fast approaching 200 marathons as she aims up at completing at least one on each of the seven continents, with next month’s Air New Zealand Hawke’s ... More >>

Jazz Awards to recognise talent at Wellington Jazz Festival

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:50 am | Recorded Music NZ

The Wellington Jazz Festival will be home to the New Zealand Jazz Awards in 2017, where the winners of the Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Album and the APRA Best Jazz Composition will be announced on 11 June. More >>

Rare Cars Start Arriving in Wellington for MTA Centenary

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:40 am | Motor Trade Association

Over the next few days over 150 of New Zealand’s most treasured, historic, fastest, greatest and latest cars will be brought in to Wellington for the MTA centenary Car Show of the Century. More >>

Joseph Parker opponent arrives in Auckland

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:35 am | Duco Events

Cojanu made his Pro Debut in 2011 and has 300 plus amateur fights under his belt. In 2008 he qualified for the Olympics and was a National Champion of Romania in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. He won the "Romanian Coup" tournament in 2005, ... More >>

Weaving through a lens

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:31 am | Otago Polytech

‘The most powerful way to reduce poverty is to give women access to income.’ That’s the motivation behind Awamaki, a Women’s Cooperative Programme run for Andean women in Peru. It helps women start and run their own business – creating ... More >>

“Babylon’s Song” nominated for 2017 Sir Julius Vogel Awards

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:29 am | Woelf Dietrich

Local Resident Takes on Sci-Fi Universe in new International Collaborative Publishing Venture and ends up being nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel Award More >>

David Dallas ‘Hood Country Club’ Album Release Shows

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:29 am | Delete

In celebration of the release of his fourth studio album Hood Country Club last Friday 21 April, David Dallas has announced shows in Wellington and Auckland. More >>

The Greatest Dancefloor Musical Ever

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:27 am | Skip Ink

The greatest dancefloor musical of all time, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER , will tour New Zealand this November and December. Today's announcement coincides with the 40th anniversary of the release of the film starring John Travolta -- spawning a decade ... More >>

Make the World a Banter Place

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:16 am | Frontier Touring Company

“Overwhelmingly politically incorrect” ( What’s Good ) Alex Williamson knows how to Banter. Alex (or Shooter as his fans affectionately know him) is a unique, multifaceted filmmaker, songwriter and performer who has proven to be a huge runaway ... More >>

Campbell eager to tackle Whangarei

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:13 am | Campbell Rally Sport

Campbell eager to tackle Whangarei Tauranga’s Phil Campbell is eager to get underway when the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the International Rally of Whangarei, gets underway this Friday. Campbell had initially ... More >>

Whangarei hosts New Zealand’s international car rally

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:09 am | International Rally of Whangarei

This weekend’s 28-30 April International Rally of Whangarei brings a large multi-cultural blend and top cars to New Zealand for the opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). More >>

Metal Giants Head North

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:05 am | Alien Weaponry

Northland metal fans are in for a treat this weekend, with two of the country’s top metal bands playing in Kaitaia and Whangarei. More >>

 

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